Tip’s History


  • Audio Visual Project Coordinator – 2014 to Present – U.S. Air Force
  • Photo Editor (Forensics) – 2009 to 2014 – U.S. Navy (POW/MIA – JPAC)
  • Creative Director – 2007 to 2009 – OC Image Services
  • Digital Artist – 2005 to 2007 – John Blom Photography
  • Audio Visual Production Specialist – 2000 to 2004 – United States Marine Corps
  • Freelance Visual Information Specialist –   2004 to Present


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Photography – 2006 – Brooks Institute of Photography
  • Masters of Science Degree in International Administration – 2015 – Central Michigan University


Tip has worked his adult life in the visual arts field for both private and public sectors.  He has a balance of education and experience that makes him very well rounded. He continues to gather knowledge and learn new technologies and trends that can assist him in being a better visual artist. Currently he manages and coordinates Photography and Video projects between the Air Force and NASA. This leads to very little time behind the camera as he enjoys. To keep his skills honed Tip attends yearly industry conventions, such as NAB, and creates and works on various personal audiovisual projects and web design.